Apparition returns to winning form

Taj StubberNarrogin Observer
Simone Altieri brings Boyish back to scale after winning race 8.
Camera IconSimone Altieri brings Boyish back to scale after winning race 8. Credit: Kellie Balaam

The Robert and Todd Harvey-trained Apparition has returned to the winners’ stall for the first time in more than a year, proving too strong for his rivals at Narrogin Racing Club on Friday as part of an eight-race card.

Apparition settled worse than midfield before getting to the outside at the top of the straight to win the 2-1 Get It Right In Your Feed Bowl Handicap (1900m) by 0.8 lengths for Troy Turner.

Boyish was able to make it back-to-back wins at the Narrogin track after leading all the way for Simone Altieri to win the Fiber Fresh Feeds Australia Handicap (930m).

Apparition and jockey Troy Turner return to scale after taking out race 7.
Camera IconApparition and jockey Troy Turner return to scale after taking out race 7. Credit: Kellie Balaam

The Kayla Farrell-trained gelding has defeated Secret Assault at their last two outings at the track.

Shake The Bloom was able to break maiden status at her sixth career start for leading trainer Adam Durrant after getting the better of favourite Redmill in the straight to win by just under two lengths for Joseph Azzopardi in the Fiber Ezy, Super Forage Maiden Handicap (1720m).

Kristy Bennett aboard Xaarmerit lead the field in the first lap of race 7.
Camera IconKristy Bennett aboard Xaarmerit lead the field in the first lap of race 7. Credit: Kellie Balaam

Jockey Jason Whiting rode a winning double after he guided Niaychi home in a four-way go in race four, before Reaction proved too strong in race five for trainer Des Waldock.

Silver Oak broke maiden status in race three for trainer Matthew Scott and Kristy Bennett, while Arion Lass and Angelique’s Fame also broke through in race two and one respectively.

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